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Where is Comet SWAN (C/2020 F8)?

Comet SWAN (C/2020 F8) is currently in the constellation of Eridanus. The current Right Ascension is 04h 28m 31s and the Declination is -13° 39’ 41”.

04h 28m 31s
-13° 39’ 41”
Eridanus
  • C/2020 F8 (SWAN) is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the South-South-East direction at an altitude of 21° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, C/2020 F8 (SWAN) is visible only through long exposure photography.
  • See also C/2020 F8 (SWAN) rise and set times.
  • Go to interactive sky chart

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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Comet SWAN (C/2020 F8) is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Comet SWAN (C/2020 F8) are available on TheSkyLive: 1) the Online Planetarium which is interactive and allows to select dates and additional objects to visualize; and 2) the Live Position and Data Tracker which provides the highest precision position data and features deep sky imagery from the Digitized Sky Survey.

Map showing Comet SWAN (C/2020 F8) in Eridanus on May, 26 2022
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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 = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

See also the following additional resources about Comet SWAN (C/2020 F8)